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Old 03-20-2018, 02:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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24 tomatoes, 4 cukes, basil, sage, dill, and rosemary. That is all

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Broccoli and cabbage just sprouted. Peppers are still a no show. Thinking about putting in my peas. Just got done building new tomato cages out of concrete mesh! Can not wait to use them. I have a small yard. I have a raised bed of 12'x4' So i grow all my tomato's in 20 gallon barrels.Regular tomato cages just were not cutting it. Tomato plants always get way taller and then bend the cages over even with putting posts in to hold them up. So that problem will now be eliminated. Wont start my tomato seeds around the second week of April..
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Eventually I will design some kind of cage system out of that mesh. Right now I'm using 8' stakes and wire to build a cage as the tomatoes outgrow those flimsy round cages.
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The "no Spring yet" weather has me way behind in lettuce and spinach. I start those crops in a cold frame and then have ma nature bring sun and someone what decent temps to get it nice and toasty inside so the plants get an early start. Been pretty much anything but that lately, including the snow and cold today.

I had some organic yukon golds develop eyes earlier than I liked so I put them in the potato patch. While prepping the bed I dug up potatoes from last years crop and some had eyes on them so I guess it was fine that I buried the yukon gold. Right now the bed has a snow cover on it but the soil should still be warm enough (about 6 inches down) so the taters should be fine.
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I got an average of 5 tiny green tomatoes on my 25 plants so far. Ate a half dozen cukes and pickled another dozen so far.
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